Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP 7
England > London
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 580 596
Rank change year-on-year -39 +16 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.058% 0.027% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
London median daily rate £363 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +9.68% -
10th Percentile £319 £213 £381
90th Percentile £550 £501 £394
England median daily rate £350 £250 £338
% change year-on-year +40.00% -25.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

PHP 7 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,322 18,199 18,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.42% 45.77% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,030 13,552 14,144
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 122 120
London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +69.23% -10.34%
10th Percentile £17.57 £18.08 £14.11
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.35 £53.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 7 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 7 in London over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 7 within the London region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 5 £338 - 6
East London - 1 £400 - 4
PHP 7
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP 7.

1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Symfony
3 7 (53.85%) PHPUnit
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) gulp
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) Sass
7 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (23.08%) Grunt
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) Laravel
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) PHP 5
7 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
7 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) webpack
7 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (23.08%) npm

PHP 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) npm
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) PHPUnit
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) gulp
4 3 (23.08%) Grunt
4 3 (23.08%) webpack
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) PhpStorm
5 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (15.38%) React Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Backend Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) Symfony
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) Sass
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Laravel
5 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (15.38%) Redux
5 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP 5
4 2 (15.38%) ES6
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Zend